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Member postings for Tom Sharp 2

Here is a list of all the postings Tom Sharp 2 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: Electric Cars.
18/07/2019 22:34:32

A relation of mine works for a large construction company, Amey. They have a choice of company cars, one of which is the BMW all electric.

Thread: Ball joint tips?
18/07/2019 22:12:38

Ask any Heli man

Thread: Stockpiling
18/07/2019 22:10:58

I have still got several books of petrol coupons dating back to threatened trouble way back in the 1970s.

Thread: Re: Looking Back 43 Years
17/07/2019 23:31:24

Around 1976, I was just getting back into model aircraft, so trainers were the order of the day.

Thread: Perry carbs.
16/07/2019 19:49:39

I still have a Graupner Bell 47 helicopter fitted with HB 25 and the Perry carb is grey in color, whereas they are usually black. Could be a special. I also have a couple of K&B 35 engines fitted with Perry carbs. I also once fitted one on a Merco 35 with good results.

Thread: Electric Cars.
16/07/2019 19:25:03

I notice the Morgan has disc brakes, I think a large anchor would look more in keeping.

15/07/2019 20:49:39
Posted by Don Fry on 15/07/2019 19:15:49:
Posted by Nigel R on 15/07/2019 14:39:09:

"When I can fly my Wot4, for example, for up to 25 minutes on a battery"

you really fly a wot4 for 25 minutes?

how big a tank does that need?

My brain goes to mush at 8 minutes.

Don you are so right.

Thread: The German Airplane Museum
15/07/2019 20:47:03

A museum well worth a visit, the full size exhibits are great. You see things from the other side of the fence, if you see what I mean. Can't say I was interested in the model stuff.

Thread: Perry carbs.
15/07/2019 20:36:04

There is an O ring behind the big disk which rots in time. This then leaks air. Also dirt is a problem. There should be a spring on the needle. There is also another O ring where the carb fits into the engine, this could also be rotted.

I had several many years ago they mostly ran very well, but any sign of trouble I disassembled them and cleaned them. There were two slightly different versions.

Thread: The wonders of simulators.
14/07/2019 22:38:15

The great thing about using a simulator is that after a bit of practice it makes your reactions automatic.

Therefore no thinking time is needed in a real time situations.

Thread: Good news thread.
11/07/2019 18:33:11
Posted by David Davis on 11/07/2019 17:32:04:

England bowled out Australia for 223 in the Semi-Final of the Cricket Woirld Cup then proceeded to score 226 for 2 in only 38.1 overs!

They face New Zealand in the final.

NZ in the final.

Is that good news or bad news. smiley

11/07/2019 01:20:02

A neighbor of mine used to have combine harvesters in his working days and he never stops telling me of the day he harvested a model aircraft. Luckily the metal detectors in the machine did their job and no damage to the machine ensued. The plane was less lucky ending up slightly crushed.

Thread: Electric Cars.
11/07/2019 01:01:42

When I was a kid the Eagle comic painted a wonderful new world. And it had Dan Dare pilot of the future.

Thread: Giving up
11/07/2019 00:44:44
Posted by Brian Cooper on 10/07/2019 23:06:17:
Posted by Steve Hargreaves - Moderator on 10/07/2019 22:57:35:
  1. Wasn't it Quentin Crisp who said...

“There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.”

LOL. .. Love it.

B.C.

And Quintin Crisp was a Naked Civil Servant, if that's near enough.

09/07/2019 23:24:26

Nice to see a bit of fun in this doom ridden world

Thread: What does your wife or significant other half think of your hobby?
09/07/2019 22:47:40

It's not only model aeroplanes that cause friction. My brothers daughter has just parted with her partner of fifteen years over Red Bull Soapbox Derby's, at which he is very good and very devoted.

Thread: Summer is here!!....Who's been flying??
09/07/2019 22:34:14

I have only flown seven times this year due to diabetic foot problems, but slowly improving so hoping for a good autumn.

Thread: Electric Cars.
09/07/2019 22:17:26

Germany are increasing the use of coal fired power stations, and some low quality coal at that, so their power batteries will be carbon positive.

Thread: What happened to 'How times change'?
08/07/2019 23:15:13
Posted by kevin b on 08/07/2019 23:03:55:
Posted by Tom Sharp 2 on 08/07/2019 22:32:02:

Don't know what this is all about, but to me it is just a hobby forum.

I agree, but to some the forums (and complaining) are their hobby !

thumbs up

08/07/2019 22:32:02

Don't know what this is all about, but to me it is just a hobby forum.

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